Tag Archives: Local

“Drums along the Hudson” beats a path to Inwood Hill Park
“Tambores a lo largo del Hudson” marcan el compás hacia Inwood Hill Park

“Ría, grite, sea feliz! Hoy es un gran día”! Esta fue la bendición de apertura que el Líder Mohawk Tom Porter pronunció ante la...
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Area day care centers decimated by budget cuts
Cierra centro de cuidado diurno por recortes de presupuesto

“The zip code is wiped out.” The doomsday prediction was not the utterance of an actor in one of the many summer action...
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Community News – 5.13.2012

The Inwood Canoe Club’s public paddling program starts Sun., May 27th with an Open House, and runs through Labor Day weekend.

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Recalling a life lived in history

 

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¡Que Viva Broadway!
Que Viva Broadway!

Para aquellos cuyo concepto de ir al teatro significa decidir solo entre palomitas de maíz o dulces, los organizadores de...
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Theater, but no show, at the United Palace Theater
En el ‘United Palace’ : Teatro sin Espectáculo

The United Palace Cathedral was packed this past Tuesday afternoon. Standing ovations? Check. Musical performances? Check...
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PS 48M hosts school fundraiser

This coming Sat., June 2nd, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., the Parents’ Association of PS 48 will host a flea market/fundraiser..

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Washington Heights social worker wins public television award

Social worker Jennifer Wortham of Washington Heights won first prize for her documentary “A Workshop in the Delta” at...

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Living fast and furious, and making art the same way

Rider Ureña, a young Dominican artist, is not obsessed. Not with Facebook, or You Tube, or any such platforms of communication...

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May 7 – May 12

NoMAA (178 Bennett Ave) will celebrate the New York City debut of Indigenous Rock Band Sak Tzevul on...

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The Elixir: Letting Go of F.E.A.R.

I had a conversation with a friend who is overworked, exhausted and losing herself in her dedication to the cancer patients...

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“Abstract/Abstract” debuts

Artists Unite will soon be having its third art show at the Berkshire Bank on 187th Street and Pinehurst Avenue this Mon., May 14th...

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Community News

The Department of Building’s annual No-Penalty Retaining Wall Inspection Program begins Mon., May 7th and it runs...

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Fit in the City

Just in case you’re feeling like you’re in pretty good shape; or, in case you’re feeling a little down, Barstarzz is the perfect cure for both...

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Promoting healthy living with a bit of dirt and dance

“Please don’t throw your trash on the floor,” read a handmade sign tucked inside a tree bed, one of the eight that bordered the...

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Councilmember Jackson honored with UFT’s highest award

New York City Councilmember Robert Jackson will receive the United Teachers Federation’s (UFT) most prestigious award...

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The Adventures of Jovana: Scout, Leader, Teen
Las Aventuras de Jovana: Exploradora, Líder, Adolescente

Summer approaches, and while some teens are looking forward to the lazy days spent doing little, Jovana Tavizon is focused...
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“A New Play”: Looking close, finding self, making art
“A New Play”: Mirando de cerca, encontrándose a si mismo, haciendo arte

Se dice que la pintura correcta, puede iluminar un cuarto. En el Pabellón Russ Berrie en la Avenida St. Nicholas, el frente del...
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Community advocates rally against cuts to after school programs
Manifestación comunal contra los recortes a los programas después de la escuela

Directly after the Mayor unveiled his executive budget this past Thurs., May 3rd, which revealed major cuts for Out of School...
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After painful loss, building a better future

Tragedy struck the Paniagua household two years ago. Sahim, the eldest son, then 16, collapsed at home. He was unable to be revived...

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Local student artist wins Rangel’s 2012 Congressional Arts Competition

This past Mon., May 7th, Congressman Charles Rangel joined local arts leaders, students and parents as he announced this...

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April 30 – May 5

We started the week with an interesting story, via NYConvergence.com, on how the Metropolitan Museum of Art has teamed with...

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From Harlem to Havana, Pastors for Peace maintain worldwide mission
De Harlem a Habana, ‘Pastores por la Paz’ mantienen misión mundial

Fuera de un torbellino de violencia nació una fundación para la paz. El Reverendo Lucius Walker, el fundador director ejecutivo de la...
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BUILDING A BETTER TRANSIT FUTURE IN ROOSEVELT ISLAND
CREANDO UN MEJOR FUTURO DE TRÁNSITO EN ISLA ROOSEVELT

The future looked rosy 100 years ago, when New York undertook a revolutionary plan to build a vast network of subways and...
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A Supernova in residence, and at home
Una residencia Supernova, y en casa

Un supernova es la dramática muerte de una estrella-una visible explosión a una distancia de miles de años luz. Para Carla Lynne Hall, el evento ...
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Residents of run-down Thayer Street building demand relief
Residentes de destartalado edificio en la Calle Thayer demandan socorro

No electricity, no heat, and walls that fall apart. These are the conditions the tenants at 2 Thayer Street are living in. Con Edison has cut off the light and...
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Fighting resistance, building strength: The ACDP Male Teen Expo
Luchando la resistencia, forjando fortaleza: La Expo Masculina Juvenil de ACDP

Buen estado físico, finanzas y ley, eso es lo que la Asociación Comunal de Dominicanos Progresistas...
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“Hire on the Spot” Event
Evento “Contrato en el momento”

The Columbia University Campbell Sports Center project is hosting an employment event for minority, women and local...
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Fit in the City
Bienestar en la Ciudad

¡En sus marcas, listos, fuera! Corra, salte, cha-cha, brinque o camine con elegancia al patio de la escuela PS/IS el sábado...
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On the streets, in the clubs: the producer that keeps it real, and close to home
En las calles, en los clubes: el productor que lo mantiene real y cerca de casa

Music flows all through the city. Different beats, different rhythms, different languages, different messages all undulate throughout...
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April 23 – April 28

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival is now over but one of my favorites of the many movies that were highlighted was Babygirl...

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and while that may or may not not be literally true, seeing Ella Fitzgerald in...

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Miss Latina 2012 comes uptown

While many might argue that a stroll down any one of the streets of northern Manhattan constitutes being part of a beauty pageant...

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A new green fleet makes its way uptown

Green is the new yellow, if you’re only accustomed to hailing cabs of a lemon-colored hue. Or perhaps the new black, should your taxi...

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The Cornerstone Chorale performs Spring Concert

People filled the pews of Holyrood Church in Washington Heights this past Sunday afternoon to hear the stirring sounds of The...

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Funding good old-fashioned fun
Subvencionando diversión a lo antiguo

Over at Dyckman Fields, one youth baseball league is putting merriment and a playful spirit back into Washington Heights and Inwood baseball. And this season, television network SNY and Citi...
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My Child Has Been Diagnosed with Autism, Now What?
Mi hijo ha sido diagnosticado con autismo, ¿y ahora qué?

Para ayudar a reconocerlo en el mes de concientización sobre el Autismo, la Dra. Catherine Lord, Directora del Centro para el Autismo y el Desarrollo del Cerebro en...
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Mother’s Day is coming!

Broadcast your special Mother's Day event, sale or promotion 18,000 times over in the pages of your local community bilingual newspaper, The Manhattan Times...
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Annual Shearing of the Heather signals spring in Fort Tryon Park
Esquileo anual de brezo señala las primavera en Fort Tryon Park

Un jugador de gaita vestido de tartán encabezó una procesión de los residentes locales listos para una dosis de clima primaveral...
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Noted designer Oscar de la Renta endorses Espaillat for Congress

On Tuesday, the man who became the first Dominican to design for a French couture house endorsed the man who is seeking to become the first Dominican member of Congress. This past Tues., Apr. 17th...

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Fundraiser for PS/IS 187 to feature John Pizzarelli and his Quartet

This coming Sun., Apr. 29th, there will be some serious swinging, by children and adults alike. Music from the Great American Songbook is scheduled to be performed by...

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Circa 95: Getting to the roots, and birthplace, of hip-hop

The synergy between Bronx native Patty Dukes and Washington Heights native Reph Star sparked in 2007 over a 24-hour period during which they wrote and recorded a rap song...

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In bloom, always

No matter how fickle the weather outside, spring was most certainly in bloom – and safely indoors – this past Sat., Apr. 21st with local star students of the CUNY in...

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“The State of the District” is delivered

This past Sun., Apr. 22nd, residents of northern Manhattan, local community leaders and elected officials, including Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer...

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April 16 – April 21

Washington Heights Hip-Hop artist, Dark, has a new album out, The Money Zone that is available for free download. The album features production from the legendary Erick Sermon...

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NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCIES FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT

In accordance with Part 150 of the Rules of the Chief Administrator of the New York State Courts, please be advised that the following judicial vacancies in the First Judicial District...

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Music that is more than merengue
La Asociación Dominicana de Artistas Clásicos auspicia concierto

The Association of Dominican Classical Artists (ADCA) hosted a concert this past Fri., Apr. 13th in which accomplished Dominican composer, violinist and conductor Darwin Aquino presented...
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Play ball! City’s oldest Little League kicks off new season
¡A jugar se ha dicho! La Pequeña Liga más antigua de la ciudad inicia nueva temporada

Olvídese de los trajes de rayas - los mejores jugadores del béisbol estaban en Broadway este fin de semana. El pasado domingo, la Pequeña Liga más antigua de la ciudad lanzó su temporada...
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Voces de Padres – Los daños causados por los exámenes escolares

Una comunidad tan compleja y vibrante como la de nosotros espera y requiere muchas cosas de la educación en la una escuela elemental. Bien entrenados, creativos, cuidadosos y dedicados maestros...

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Keeping the parks safe with Sgt. Sunny
Manteniendo los parques seguros con la Sargento Sunny

Para los forasteros, Manhattan, el corazón de la ciudad de Nueva York, es mundialmente conocido como el emocionante hogar del teatro, la moda y los museos; pero aquellos viviendo en...
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